• Naoko Mikami

A Guide to Oita Museums


Oita Prefectural Art Museum

(大分県立美術館)

Location: Oita


The museum displays a variety of art genres in its temporary exhibitions such as paintings and sculptures, and also branches out into other art genres including poetry and performance art.




Oita Art Museum

(大分市美術館)

Location: Matsue


It houses a collection of Japanese and Western art, including Momoyama folding screens and paintings by Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin.




Nikaido Museum of Art

(二階堂美術館)

Location: Hiji


The Nikaido Museum of Art, specialized in Nihonga, opened in October 10th of 1994. Its core collection consists of Kakejiku (hanging scroll) mainly focuses on Kindai Nihonga ( Modern Japanese paintings after Meiji era: 1868~) , donated by the Nikaido Distillery Co., Ltd..



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